Hibernate Option in Windows® 7
What are the ways to resolve hibernate issues in Windows 7?
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System from Microsoft which comes with many advanced features. The hibernation option present in Windows 7 helps to reduce power consumption when the system is in inactive state. In the hibernation mode, the computer uses least power and also saves the open files and programs to hard disk. To enable the hibernate mode, you need to click Start and then All Programs. Then go to Accessories and there, you could see Command Prompt. You need to right click that and select Run as Administrator. If it is urged, you need to enter the password also. You could also open this by typing 'cmd' in Search and then pressing 'Ctrl, Shift and Enter'. You have to then type the following commands called 'powercfg /hibernate on' and 'powercfg -h on'. You may then close the command prompt and then Hibernate would be active in Windows 7. At times, you may face issues with hibernate mode and you may fail to restore the system from hibernate mode. Outdated device drivers, improper power management settings are some reason behind the hibernate issue.
Following is some information about hibernation issues, its causes and ways to fix such issues with you computer system:
- Hibernation issues
- Outdated drivers
- Ways to resolve
At times, you may face issues with the hibernate mode in your system. Sometimes, you may see that your computer system fails to awake from hibernation mode. If you face such issues with your system, you may lose your work that was not saved prior to hibernation.
An outdated device driver is a major cause behind hibernation. If you are using an outdated driver, the corresponding device may not work properly and you may face hibernate issues. You may also face such issues due to incorrect power management settings.
To fix the issues due to the outdated drivers, you need to update the corresponding device driver. To do so, you need to go the manufacturer’s website and search for updates. You also need to ensure the correct power management settings in your system if you are facing such issues.
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